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A note on the Catalan-Dickson conjecture

Author: H. J. J. te Riele
Journal: Math. Comp. 27 (1973), 189-192
MSC: Primary 10A40
Corrigendum: Math. Comp. 27 (1973), 1011-1012.
MathSciNet review: 0325522
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Abstract: In this note, the existence of an aliquot sequence with more than 5092 monotonically increasing even terms is proved; the first 125 terms are listed.

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Keywords: Aliquot sequence, Catalan-Dickson conjecture
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